Category Archives: Drivial Drone

Plans

Public viewing:  Petersen Funeral Home,  Wednesday, November 2 from 1:00 – 9:00 pm. (Family will be present 6:30 – 9:00.) Funeral service: First Mennonite Church, Newton, Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 am. Committal Service and Burial: First Mennonite Church Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Going soon?

Cookie started out the day as usual: bright-eyed, alert and cheerful.  I treasure the smile of recognition she gives me every morning when I first walk into her room.  But this morning was different; she wanted to talk.  She said … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Cookie continues to be weak but, all things considered, is doing well.  All systems are functional, her blood O2 levels are staying stable in the mid-80s on 10 liters of Oxygen.  When she is fully awake she is bright eyed … Continue reading

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Feeling Human Again

This morning Cookie awoke early, a little after 3:00 a.m., and felt normal.  She decided not to move or touch anything in case it was just an illusion but by the time she awoke again at 5:00, she was definitely … Continue reading

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Thursday, had our first really bad night

 I had my first panic attack about not getting enough oxygen Pretty scary, did not sleep well at all. Dave came down to -cuddle “I’m not ready yet.” I wasn’t ready to  die yet either. Lay for hours thinking I … Continue reading

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Sunday, Oct., 16th, 2011

More updates on how Cookie is doing: I seem to be losing strength at an alarming  rate. Today after,  losing strength and collapsing, I was unable to “hold it” until the bathroom. If I lay down in bed, I will … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone & More,Sat,Oct. 15th, 2011

I seem to be getting some flack from people who do not get  a notification email from Charitableliving as they do show up as a “post” and wonder what they’ve missed and why. Dave also preferred the “Cookie Crumbs” from … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Friday, Oct. 7th, 2011

What’s up today –  Friday? Chemo appointment: Woke up early, stayed up, managed meds and meals generally on time and without issues. Good thing, cause when Dave called the oncologist at 8:55 a.m., he found out the appointment was at … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Oct. 6, 2011

Gettin’ Go’in the mornin’: Got up relatively on-time today. Got through the meds and meals without any troubles. Am up, dressed and alert at the table, with my computer and everybody else on theirs. Twitches are definitely getting stronger and … Continue reading

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Driviel Drone, Wed., Oct. 5th, 2011

Getting up and going: Didn’t start out the day too  well, Woke up a bit naseous as well, took an ondansatron to stop it- which it did. When I wake up late, I have to juggle “eating”  and taking pills … Continue reading

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